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Legal Counsel Health Solutions at Flex in San Jose, California

Posted in Legal Admin 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people’s lives.

Job Summary

Flex´s Health Solutions Business Unit is Part of Flex´s Reliability Business Group and provides design and manufacturing services to customers in the Medical Devices, Medical Equipment, Pharma & Digital field. Our purpose: “Through close partnership, we work to bring disruptive technologies and life-sustaining products to market that revolutionize healthcare and transform patient life.”

To support our Health Solutions Business Unit, we’re looking to add a Legal Counsel to our Legal team.

The candidate can be remote in the US (locations at EST or CST time zones are preferred).

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a/an Legal Counsel Remote.

Reporting to the Senior Corporate Counsel Health Solutions based in Europe, the Legal Counsel will be a business partner leading and collaborating on global commercial transactions, supporting regional business, or corporate teams, as well as assisting with variety of day-to-day operational issues and their commercial resolution.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Review, analyze and assist in drafting of a wide variety of foreign and domestic commercial agreements with Flex's customers covering design and manufacturing services, procurement of materials, intellectual property, warranty, indemnity, inventory and financing issues.

  • Collaborate with internal business owners and subject matter experts to ensure that customer agreements are aligned with business objectives.

  • Work across borders, time zones and cultures with a cross functional group of stakeholders.   

  • Understand the financial impact of deals you negotiate and track through contract lifecycle.

  • Explain complex topics in clear, easy to understand manner with executive-level internal clients.

  • Balance governance and being a solutions provider.  Leverage your voice and point of view to influence decision-making.

  • Use software throughout contracting process, including review, drafting, approvals and storage.

  • Assist in the implementation and enforcement of contracting policies, directives, and strategic initiatives

  • Develop and provide legal training to internal clients

  • Assist in any contract interpretations/customer disputes

  • Suggest process improvements and simplification initiatives

  • This job description may not represent all the duties of the position; you may be asked to perform other related duties, as needed.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • A passion for analyzing and negotiating tough and high dollar customer contracts.

  • Juris Doctorate from recognized law school

  • 10+ years related work experience in commercial contract negotiation.

  • Well-organized and detail oriented with an outstanding work ethic; should be able to independently manage and successfully prioritize numerous projects under deadline pressure.  The legal team is expected to be available around the clock (if issues arise). 

  • Strong interpersonal skills; can interact professionally with the internal legal team, internal business clients and Flex’s customers

  • Comfortable with taking direction from others on the legal team, and also has strong sense of ownership over projects and proactively looks for ways to improve processes

  • Fluent with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and ability to quickly learn and use internal contract management tools (e.g., Apttus)

Here are some examples of experience that may be useful:  

  • Contract manufacturing and design

  • Manufacturing industry

  • Electronics industry

  • Litigation

  • Intellectual Property Law

  • High volume negotiations

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide

  • Working with a purpose: Flex Health Solutions Business Unit designs and manufactures a wide variety of products that impact people’s health and lives

  • Interesting work: always changing, evolving, relevant

  • Growth opportunities: we believe in giving people the chance to try new things

  • Development: we actively develop our people

  • Be part of a great team

What you’ll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Quarterly Bonus Eligibility

  • Matching 401K

  • Tracking Free Attendance

  • Tuition Reimbursement


Job Category


Relocation: Not eligible

Is Sponsorship Available?


Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing:

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